Dog and Cat Licenses

d-c-license.png The Township of Nutley Ordinance (Chapter 97) requires that any person who shall own, keep or harbor a dog or cat of licensing age (seven months and over) shall, in the month of April of each year, apply for and receive from the Township Clerk a license along with an official metal registration tag for each such dog.  The registration tag shall be attached to each dog collar or harness.

All dog and cat licenses expire on April 30 each year.

Licenses can be obtained by contacting the Municipal Clerk's Office at (973) 284-4955 or email epettas@nutleynj.org .


Free Rabies Clinics are offered in April.  To protect your pet from rabies you are urged to have your dog or cat vaccinated. You will not receive a license without proof of rabies vaccine. For more information regarding clinics please contact the Health Department at (973) 284-4976.

2016-2017 Dog and Cat License Information

Free Rabies Immunization Clinics

The Free Rabies Immunization Clinic will take place in the Township of Nutley on the following Dates and Locations:

  • Monday, April 11, 2016
    6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Firehouse - 228 Chestnut Street
  • Tuesday, April 12, 2016
    6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Firehouse - 290 Park Avenue

Note:  We will accept pet applications and license fees during these clinic dates.
Important:  If paying in cash please bring exact amount.

Late Night Dog and Cat Registration

Late Night Dog and Cat Registration will take place at Town Hall on the following dates:
Important:  If paying in cash please bring exact amount.

  • Wednesday, April 13, 2016
    4:30pm - 8:00pm
    Town Hall - 1st Floor
  • Thursday, April 14, 2016
    4:30pm - 8:00pm
    Town Hall - 1st Floor